Company Info

Name: HelpWear

Date founded: July 1st, 2015

Key Stats

Product: Heart Monitoring Device

Sector: Healthcare, Wearables

Revenue Model: B2C

About

HelpWear Wearable Technologies is a Toronto-based startup focused on making a medical grade, at-home healthcare monitoring and alerting device that is accessible and affordable to everyone in the world. The company was founded in 2015 through the funding and support of Ryerson University’s new Basecamp entrepreneurship program in partnership with the Brookfield Institute. This initial investment resulted in the development of HelpWear’s first product, the HeartWatch, an around-the-clock wearable heart monitoring system. This device aims to aid in both the diagnosis and treatment of heart-related illness ranging from heart attacks to palpitations, as well as assisting emergency response services.

Market Need

HelpWear Wearable Technologies is a Toronto-based startup company with a mission to better home healthcare by developing affordable and accessible products for patients all around the world. HelpWear was founded in July of 2015, through the funding and support of Ryerson University’s new Basecamp entrepreneurship program in partnership with the Brookfield Institute. This initial investment resulted in the development of HelpWear’s first product, the HeartWatch. HeartWatch is an around-the-clock wearable heart monitoring system currently in its prototyping stages, aiming to aid in both diagnoses and treatment of heart related illness, as well as act as a means to assist emergency response services. As a startup company, HelpWear is still in its extremely early stages, rapidly developing to reach its goals.

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